Outfits of the Danforth
The Danforth is a neighbourhood that exudes culture, art, fashion, and an overall cultivated lifestyle, which is something I am not used to. I just finished my undergrad in a smaller Ontario city, where there seemed to be no personal style, creativity, or expression. It was very mundane and uninteresting seeing the same thing every day. But now, coming to the Danforth for school, I have been enjoying being a part of the east-end neighbourhood and experiencing what it has to offer in terms of restaurants, coffee shops, artist spots, and most importantly, clothing stores. The neighbourhood is full of so much culture, acceptance, and expression, and the local clothing…
Influencing Toronto: An Interview with Fashion Blogger Kristina Pittam
Toronto’s fashion scene is on the rise. We embody a sense of style that is so very Canadian: weather dependent and cultural. As a country made up of many different cultures, we have a dynamic mix of styles roaming our city. One thing most of us have in common is convenience—we dress for the Canadian cold and Toronto’s busy lifestyle.
Curly Hair Care: A Community of Embracing Self-Love and Identity
In the 1960s, Black activists started a natural hair movement that Marcus Garvey summed up in one statement "Don't remove the kinks from your hair—remove them from your brain." Black hair has gone through many regulations, phases, and trends throughout North American history. Among the many hardships the Black community has faced, the suppression of their natural features has been a persistent social hurdle that they have worked to overcome.
Things We, and Everyone Else on the Planet Earth, Are Talking About From Last Night’s 92nd Oscars
The Oscars are the highlight of many people’s year: movie watchers, fashion lovers, gossip bloggers. From Eminem’s surprise (and surprising!) performance and Billy Porter’s red-carpet lewk, to Natalie Portman’s statement cape, there was something for everyone at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards. Here’s our take on last night’s iconic awards ceremony! Musical Performances Janelle Monae This being the second year without a host, we were on the edge of our seats to see how the show would begin and Janelle Monae did not disappoint! With a show-stopping or rather, starting, original musical number that featured dancing Nazis, we wouldn’t have complained if the Oscars turned into a three-and-a-half hour Janelle…
Canada Reads 2020 short list titles as 62nd Grammy Awards fashion
The best season of the year has arrived: awards season. With the announcement of the Canada Reads 2020 short list on January 22, I thought it would be fun to match each book cover with its celebrity counterpart following the red carpet at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. The only criteria I had was that the outfit had to compliment the book cover and, without fail, these celebrities delivered. Book: Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles (photo cred: House of Anansi) Celebrity: Tyler the Creator wearing Golf le Fleur. (photo cred: Getty Images) Book: Radicalized by Cory Doctorow (photo cred: Macmillan) Celebrity: Jessie…
New Year, Same You: 5 Things to Do Instead of Cutting Your Bangs in the New Year
Look at Joe Keery. On the left, he is stable. Left Joe Keery is who you want to be. On the right, he has made the plunge that many of us fall prey to as soon as the hopeful light of a new year blinds us all—getting bangs. If you find yourself in the same position as Joe, wondering if you too should get bangs, just know the answer is no. The answer is always no. If for some reason you look at Joe and still want to get bangs, consider this list of five things to do to save yourself from making the detrimental cut. 1. Dye your hair…
The Blue Shoe Box
No need to take a trip to Europe to find fancy footwear—The Blue Shoe Box is right around the corner and creates an effortless blend of style, comfort, and quality.
Put Spring in your Step: The Ultimate Shoe Guide for Spring 2018
From the platform sneaker to the kitten heel sling-back, whether it is designer or from the sale rack, there is something on this list for every kind of woman.
Pet Fashion On The Danforth
At Small Wonders Pet Emporium there are many pet accessories, such as collars and bandanas, to keep your pets as stylish as their owners, even if they’re just in the house.
Why I Switched from Bras to Bralettes
A while ago I started to hear women talking about bralettes. And not just talking, but raving. For those who don’t know, bralettes are bras that don’t have an underwire or folded cups. They’re more like a sports bra, but are designed to be more attractive and less supportive than their athletic counterparts. And why do women care? Primarily for reasons of comfort and style. I was originally drawn in by the designs, the lace and delicate straps, but now that I’ve converted fully to the bralette lifestyle, I’ve realized it’s about so much more. Wanting to see for myself, I bought my first bralette, a purple and lace one…